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Auckland (AKL) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to CMB flight in 2021: compare Auckland to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
AKL - CMB
Price
$1,053 - $1,828
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,053

From Auckland to Colombo

One-way from

$1,206

One-way flight from Auckland to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to Colombo?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 35% on flights from Auckland to Colombo compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,494. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,724.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Colombo?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Colombo from Auckland. Users have commonly found prices around $1,257 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $865. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Auckland to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Auckland found for this year
9 Aug - 27 Aug
$1,423pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Aug - 27 Aug
$1,461pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Aug - 26 Aug
$1,608pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Colombo
13:10 - 06:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
47h 30m
AKL - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$1,206
Kiwi.com
10:10 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
39h 55m
AKL - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$1,217
Singapore Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Auckland</span> to <span class="emphasized">Colombo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Colombo

What airport do you fly from for flights from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

Auckland Intl (AKL) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Auckland to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. You should not have trouble finding flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Auckland Intl; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 13 airlines have flights from the Auckland airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. It is only a 17.9 km journey to Auckland Intl (AKL) from Auckland’s city centre.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Auckland Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Auckland to Colombo for under $1,516 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Colombo for under $1,516. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,423, but on average you can expect to pay $2,217.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Colombo for under $1,378 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Auckland to Colombo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Does it rain more in Auckland or Colombo?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Auckland is roughly less than Colombo. You can assume this to be the case over the next 9 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

With an average temperature of 33 °C, peak weather can be found in February. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Colombo are hotter than in Auckland.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Colombo?

For as low as $3,037, Air New Zealand can have you in Colombo from Auckland in 29h 40m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Auckland to Colombo return?

According to our current data, Emirates ($1,424), Cathay Pacific ($1,796), and Etihad Airways ($2,533) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to Colombo.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Colombo one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $911. Users have also found tickets on Singapore Airlines for as little as $1,180.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 141.88
Average temperature for May in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Colombo
195.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 10 airlines flying from Auckland to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$610 $695 No cancel fee 67%
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Virgin Australia
$631 $707 No cancel fee 80%
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Malaysia Airlines
$612 $824 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
$405 $838 No cancel fee 77%
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China Southern
$596 $888 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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SriLankan Airlines
$707 $920 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by SriLankan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
$761 $937 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
$570 $1,003 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$674 $1,067 No cancel fee 74%
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China Eastern
$884 $1,130 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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